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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||9th century BC – 8th century BC – 7th century BC|
|Decades:||810s BC 800s BC 790s BC – 780s BC – 770s BC 760s BC 750s BC|
|Years:||789 BC 788 BC 787 BC 786 BC 785 BC 784 BC 783 BC 782 BC 781 BC 780 BC|
Events and trends
- 783 BC—Shalmaneser IV succeeds his father Adad-nirari III as king of Assyria.
- 782 BC—Founding of Erebuni (Էրեբունի) by the orders of King Argishtis I at the site of current-day Yerevan.
- 782 BC—Death of Zhou xuan wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 781 BC—Zhou you wang becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.